Job: Skills Trainer DESE

UCP of Western Massachusetts

208 West St
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Company Description:
UCP of Western Massachusetts serves people with all types of disabilities, including Cerebral Palsy (CP). Our agency is dedicated to advancing the independence, productivity and full community inclusion for everyone we support. Our innovative programs are designed to serve children, adults and families. What sets UCP of Western Massachusetts apart is our approach — we are family focused and offer personalized services to meet the needs of each individual we serve.
Salary Range:Location:
19.00 Per Hour WESTFIELD MA
Job Type:Category:
Part TimeHuman Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Nice to have
Up to One Year
Preference: Preferred

We are seeking a Skills Trainer to work with teens in the Springfield, MA area. The ideal candidate will have experience with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and supporting people affected by trauma.  Individuals needs are supports with, accessing the community safely, and exploring recreational interests. transportation training, and social skills supports.  

  • At least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Life or work experience with individuals with ASD, trauma 
  • Experience working with children 
  • Be able to handle emergency situations 
  • Have certification in CPR/First Aid or ability to be certified
  • Valid driver’s license, availability of private vehicle, up-to-date car insurance
  • CORI, SORI, DPPC and National Fingerprint Check
  • A negative Mantoux TB test or a clear chest x-ray